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Chas Glatzer

Chas is a Canon Explorer of Light, the group is comprised of the most influential photographers and cinematographers in the world, each a master of their creative specialty. He has a world -renowned, full time professional photographer and teacher/ lecturer for more than 37 years and is currently one of the most sought-after photographic instructors/ speakers in the nation. His work has been celebrated internationally with more than 40 prestigious awards for superior photographic competence demonstrated through photographic competition, advanced education and service to the profession. 

Chas owns and hosts “Shoot the Light” instructional Photographic Workshops throughout the United States and abroad. His images are recognized internationally for their lighting, composition and attention to detail. His diverse photo background provides workshop participants and seminar attendees with an unparalleled resource. He is a Photography Advisor for a host of institutions, a past Adjunct Associate Professor at Long Island University, custom color lab, and commercial studio owner. 

An accomplished natural history and keynote speaker at many prestigious events with credits including Explorer’s Club NYC, Audubon, Sierra Club, Nature Conservancy, Fuji Professional, NANPA, ASMP, CNPA, GNPA, and PPA. He continues to serve on many judges’ panels for both National and International Photographic Competitions. 

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Chas' Workshops

Chas Glatzer: Schedule

WED 8 - 11 A.M.

Shoot the Light In-Field Program at the St. Augustine Alligator Farm

Join Chas Glatzer in the field as he shares the thought process and techniques behind making images in the field. Preparedness is the key to efficiency and proficiency is the way to better images. The faster you can assess the conditions as presented and employ the tools and techniques necessary to render the image as desired, the more likely you are to accomplish your goal. There are four things paramount to consistently producing successful imagery: knowing the fundamentals, familiarity with your equipment, pre-visualization, and preparedness. 

Field Workshop

Meeting Location: St. Augustine Alligator Farm, 999 Anastasia Blvd.

Price: $100 + Annual Photo Pass ($120)

Difficulty Level: Intermediate to Advanced

Max No People: 12

Suggested Gear List: camera body and at least a 100-400mm lens, a longer telephoto or zoom is beneficial for isolating and photographing birds at distance, tripod recommended if using long 500/600 or heavier telephoto or zoom lenses. Flash, if you would like instruction.

SAT 6:15 - 8:30 A.M.

A Morning with the Horses

Enjoy sunrise on the beach with some of nature’s most majestic animals! During this workshop, you’ll have the opportunity to capture silhouettes of the horses splashing through the waves along the shoreline. 

Field Workshop

Meeting Location:  Frank B. Butler EAST Park, 5860 A1A S.

Price: $100

Difficulty Level: Beginner to Advanced

Max No. of People: 10

Suggested Gear List: camera, wide zoom, mid-range zoom mid-range zoom like a 70-200, 100-400, 80-400, 70-300. Flash if desired. Tripod is not required and will limit your movement for best repositioning.

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